Weekend Sale | Save up to £15. Get the code »

alibris logo

The Power of Love: An English Songbook ()

performed by ,
composed by Cecil Armstrong Gibbs, E.J. Moeran, Edward Elgar, Graham Peel, Gustav Holst, Ivor Gurney, James Lyman Molloy, Liza Lehmann, Maude Valérie White, Percy Grainger, Peter Warlock, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Roger Quilter

For the Power of Love: An English Songbook, pianist Graham Johnson and mezzo-soprano Alice Coote have selected music spanning almost half a century, from the early 1880s to the late 1920s. The music, which is presently essentially chronologically, ranges from the popular Victorian parlor song Love's Old Sweet Song to the unsentimental coolness of Holst's "Journey's End," and the spooky, chilling nihilism of the composer's "Betelgeuse." The rest of the songs fall stylistically in between these extremes, using the gentle ...

Track Listing
Show All Tracks
  1. Love's Old Sweet Song
  2. So We'll Go No More A-roving, for voice & piano
  3. The Spring Has Come, for voice & piano
  4. The Devout Lover, for voice & piano
  5. Songs (2) for voice & piano, Op. 41: 2. Speak, music
  6. Pleading, song for voice & piano, Op. 48/1
  7. Ah, moon of my delight, for voice & piano
  8. Love, if you knew the light, for voice & piano
  9. Silent Noon ("Your hands lie open in the long fresh grass"), song for voice & piano (The House of Life No. 2)
  10. Almond, wild almond, for voice & piano
  11. The Early Morning, for voice & piano
  12. There be none of beauty's daughters, for voice & piano, Op. 24/1
  13. Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal, for voice & piano, Op. 3/2
  14. Love's Philosophy, for voice & piano, Op. 3/1
  15. The Power of Love, folk song for high voice & piano (DFMS 4)
  16. Hypochondriacus, for voice & piano
  17. Pa's bank, for voice & piano
  18. The Song of Shadows
  19. Take, O Take Those Lips Away, for voice & piano (Saudades No. 2)
  20. The Night, for voice & piano (from Belloc Songs)
  21. Queen Anne, for voice & piano
  22. In Youth is Pleasure, for voice & piano
  23. Goodnight to the Meadow, for voice & piano
  24. The Boat is Chafing, for voice & piano
  25. Lights out, for voice & piano
  26. Songs (12) for voice & piano, Op. 48, H. 174: Journey's End
  27. Songs (12) for voice & piano, Op. 48, H. 174: Betelgeuse
Show Fewer Tracks

  • Music Details
  • Seller
The Power of Love: An English Songbook
2012, Hyperion

UPC: 034571178882


Browse related Genres
+ Browse All Genres
Filter Results
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency